Publisher: London: W. Kent & Co. (Late D. Bogue), 1858.
Edition: First edition, second printing.
Bibliographical References: BAL 12121.
Condition: Cloth a little rubbed; hinges starting, but sound; very good copy.
Book ID: 20459
Description8vo, original blind- and gilt-stamped blue green cloth, gilt lettering. Frontis. 40-page catalogue of publisher's ads dated January 1858
Comments¶ This first English edition preceded the American edition by about a month and has a four-page preface by Longfellow not in the American edition. The first printing was issued in printed wrappers, without the frontispiece and with fewer pages.